Associate Executive, Procurement

Job Category:  Administration
Posting Date:  27 Apr 2024

About ALPS
ALPS - a subsidiary of SingHealth, was set up in 2018 as part of Ministry of Health’s (MOH) strategic thrust in delivering value-based supply chain solutions to public healthcare.  As the public healthcare supply chain agency, we design and execute a national level end-to-end supply chain blueprint in partnership with 26 Public Healthcare Institutions (PHIs) in Singapore.  Our employees are key to our excellence – the heartbeat in sustaining our mission, developing new capabilities and re-engineering processes to future-proof Singapore’s healthcare supply chain landscape – making it more sustainable and resilient.  An exciting career awaits you at ALPS. Join us to embark on a meaning career that brings value and impact to the population. Apply now if that sounds like something you would like to be a part of.

Job Description
As an Associate Executive, Procurement, you will be based in one of the 26 Public Healthcare Institutions (PHI) in Singapore, assisting in the Procurement and Contract Management services within the PHI. Working in a team, you will provide support in planning and value add to the procurement category you are in-charge of. You will also communicate closely with hospital users and ALPS vendors to support in the hospital’s daily operations for patients’ care.



Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that procurement of products and services are always carried out in a fair and objective manner in compliance to procurement policies and ensure timely deliveries
  • Monitors and reviews consumption trends for all medical, surgical and non-medical supplies and re-adjust their holding levels as appropriate
  • Assists in the preparation of procurement documents and negotiate with vendors
  • Verify approval and information for all purchase documents before processing purchase orders and sends out approved purchase orders to suppliers
  • Generate monthly reports and update on cost savings / avoidances
  • Liaise with store / user departments and vendors on any dispute over item discrepancies and reconciles with the vendors and reports unresolved issues
  • Participates and co-ordinates in projects to drive cost containment strategies for the healthcare institution



Job Requirements

  • Diploma / Advanced / Higher / Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain or related discipline with at least 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Proficient in Ariba and SAP MM modules;
  • Sound knowledge of procurement cycle and governance;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;